Conceived and choreographed by Ranee and Aparna Ramaswamy, Written in Water explores the universal paradigm of a seeker on a journey to connect the human with the transcendent and reveal mysteries within the self. In this large-scale, multimedia dance work, dancers and musicians move freely between composition and improvisation, and activate the space by negotiating snakes and ladders—representing the heights of ecstasy and depths of longing. Read more about Ragamala Dance Company: Written in Water
Arts & Performance
Celebrating its 40th Anniversary season, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo was founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesti, Les Ballets Trockadero first performed in the late-late shows in Off-Off Broadway lofts. Read more about Les Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo
Howard Jones Acoustic Trio is an intimate, stripped-down trip through Howard’s 30-year music career. Featuring Howard on piano, Robin Boult (Roger Daltry, Dave Stewart, Fish) on acoustic guitar, and Nick Beggs (Kajagoogoo, Belinda Carlisle, John Paul Jones) on chapman stick, this performance delivers a fresh take on Howard’s best-known hits. This show also provides the opportunity for the audience to hear first-hand about the inspiration behind Howard’s beloved material, as well as stories from his touring career. Read more about Howard Jones Acoustic Trio
The Edina Concert Band and director Paul Kile present the 67th annual Pops Concert, a night of music, comedy and much more. This year's theme is the Roaring '20s.
The event also features a silent auction, with funds going to the entire Edina Band program. Read more about Edina Concert Band Pops Concert
With performances by the first artists to be in 9x22 Dance/Lab (August 27, 2003): Paula Mann, Chris Schlichting and Colin Rusch. Plus DJ: Corinne Caouette. Cake, Champagne and surprises. Come celebrate the Twin Cities dance community. Read more about 9x22 Dance/Lab: THE FAREWELL PARTY Presented by Laurie Van Wieren
Cafe Scientifique combines cutting-edge science and conversation in a fun, casual cabaret setting, often over dinner and a beer (or two). Throughout Café Scientifique's eight-year residency at the Bryant-Lake Bowl, theatergoers have regularly packed the room to hear talks on topics ranging from dinosaurs to exoplanets to the inner workings of the human brain. Every month, Café Scientifique offers an opportunity for anyone to engage with incredible scientists and researchers in an informal, accessible way. Read more about Café Scientifique
Calling all acrobats, comedians, burlesquers, musicians, drag artists, magicians, improv-ers, jongleurs, dancers, spoken word poets, and contortionists, here is your chance to shine on the legendary Bryant Lake Bowl Theater stage. Join host Johnny Sincerely for the strangest amateur night in the Twin Cities - weirdos welcome, oddities encouraged! Read more about Johnny Sincerely’s Extraordinary Amateur Night
The Basilica is one of the great, grandiose spaces in the Twin Cities, and MacPhail is proud to continue our multi-year collaboration presenting programs in this unique place of worship. Read more about MacPhail Spotlight Series: Reverberations
Don’t make resolutions in the New Year – make reservations to PARTY IN THE REC ROOM! Join local author and actor Lorna Landvik as she throws another comedy bash, filled with characters created on the spot and margaritas created in a blender. Remember, if it’s 2020 – it’s time to party! Read more about Party in the Rec Room
Author Nicole Lovald shares real-life strategies for stress management, discusses her search for enlightenment and how yoga helped her find herself again. Come see what Lovald learned through yoga, and how she reclaimed her health. All ages.
Read more about Author’s Studio: Om Sweet Om, by Nicole Lovald